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Online Mini Courses

The following training opportunities are available to Northwestern administrators. They are recommended for those who handle sponsored research projects.

  • Subcontract Invoicing
    This SPOT (Sponsored Project Online Training) microlearning course outlines the routing process for subcontract invoices, roles and responsibilities of those involved in the process, and the required data elements on a subcontract invoice.  This course is geared for those who are new to research administration and/or subcontract management at Northwestern.  Please log in to myHR Learn to begin the course.
  • Award Closeout
    SPOT (Sponsored Project Online Training) course to understand the process, containing tools and actions to successfully complete award closeout.  Please log in to myHR Learn to begin the course.

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Introduction to Effort Reporting Online Mini Course

This Financial Operations online course provides training on effort reporting and certification.

Introduction to Salary Cost Transfers Online Mini Course

This Financial Operations online course provides training on the appropriate situations and methods for salary cost transfers on sponsored projects.

Introduction to Travel Expenses Online Mini Course

This Financial Operations online course provides training on allowable and unallowable costs, authorization, and compliance for sponsored project travel.

Introduction to Consultant Payments on Sponsored Projects Mini Course

This Financial Operations online course provides training on paying consultants for sponsored projects.